Saturday 19 October 2019

Watch: Cheltenham tips from the track in 60 seconds - Michael Verney brings you his Festival 'bankers'

Noel Fehily celebrates after winning the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy on Buveur D'Air in 2017
Noel Fehily celebrates after winning the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy on Buveur D'Air in 2017

It's Day One of the Cheltenham Festival and our man Michael Verney will be bringing you all his top tips from the track every day this week.

Will it be another Ruby Tuesday and who will win the big one, the Champion Hurdle, as Apple's Jade, Buveur D'Air and Laurina go head-to-head?

Today's card:

1.30 Grade One SKY BET SUPREME NOVICES’ HURDLE 2m87yds

2.10 GRADE One RACING POST ARKLE NOVICES’ CHASE 1m7f199yds

2.50 GRADE THREE ULTIMA HANDICAP CHASE 3m1f

3.30 GRADE ONE UNIBET CHAMPION HURDLE 2m87yds

4.10 GRADE ONE OLBG MARES’ HURDLE 2m3f200yds

4.50 LISTED CLOSE BROTHERS NOV’ HANDICAP CHASE 2m4f44yds

5.30 GRADE TWO NATIONAL HUNT CHALLENGE CUP 3m7f147yds

 

For an in-depth look at today's cards and to see who all of our experts are backing, read here.

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